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Project Engineer

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: West Midlands
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 22/12/2017
  • Duration: ongoing
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The Role:
Position Description:

Jaguar Land Rover are currently developing over 40 product actions to improve and expand its range of premium vehicles and best in class engines. To support this growth we are now seeking a new addition to the Fuel and Urea Systems Engineering team within Powertrain to engineer the systems to meet the requirements and performance expected by our customers. This role is essential within Fuel and Urea Systems in developing the components of the low pressure fuel system, or urea delivery system, from concept to production, thereby offering the best sustainable business case for JLR in line with commodity strategy. This is an exciting opportunity for the right candidate to build the role and play a major part in developing the next generation of world class JLR powertrains.

Key Responsibilities:

Be responsible for the design of the low pressure Fuel or Urea system. These comprise: Fuel: Storage (tanks) and distribution (lines, fillers, evaporative emissions systems, filters). Urea: storage (tanks) and distribution (lines and fillers). Work with all stakeholders to define system/component designs in line with commodity strategy, requisite standards and programme targets. Establish and maintain assumptions for cost (tooling, Design and Development, piece) and weight status. Support programme CAD assessment and DV plan population and delivery. Establish and maintain technical target brochure and secure agreement with all stakeholder parties. Report overall status to management and Powertrain Programme Leaders. Concur assumptions with Manufacturing and Service. Document and concur design decisions. Deliver the release process through prototype builds to production. Support formal commodity/system sourcing to requisite timing. Manage suppliers and drive the delivery of the commodity plan. Support the launch transition with Manufacturing.


Automotive industry experience component design experience Project engineering experience.

Experience Required:

.Strong understanding of automotive engineering as a sum of inter-connected systems. Self-motivated and adaptable to changing demands. Strong background in forging good working relationships cross-functionally. Passionate about the development of Jaguar Land Rover products. Demonstrable capability to dive deep into the details of an issue and maintain focus to close it out. Experience of a system/commodity delivery

Experience Preferred:

Demonstrable experience or technical background in working with Powertrain systems (ideally Fuel or Urea). Relevant Engineering degree. Working knowledge of PCS. Working knowledge of JLR quality and release systems. Current Driving Licence.

The Company:
Our Client is a world leading Automotive OEM which is responsible for some of the most iconic 4x4's & Sports Cars produced. Due to the huge demand for current models and substantial investment in future projects there is a requirement for more resources across the business in engineering & manufacturing on a contract basis.

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